Habitat Loss Game
In this role playing game, students take on the role of members of a forest ecosystem to illustrate the challenges facing endangered species, environmental stewards and economic interests.
Context for Use
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:Teaching in the Field, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science
Description and Teaching Materials
A powerpoint presentation explaining the activity is also helpful before assigning roles. Habitat Loss Game (Microsoft Word 27kB May31 11)
Teaching Notes and Tips
Encourage students to participate and keep them in character
This activity SHOULD BE conducted in a defined OUTDOOR space as it will be very loud and rambunctious
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